|About the Book|
Uniquely combining Holmes most famous case, The Hound of the Baskervilles, with Arthur Conan Doyles own 12favorite Sherlock Holmes stories arranged in order of publication, this edition featuresanafterword by Conan Doyles acclaimed biographerMoreUniquely combining Holmes most famous case, The Hound of the Baskervilles, with Arthur Conan Doyles own 12 favorite Sherlock Holmes stories arranged in order of publication, this edition features an afterword by Conan Doyles acclaimed biographer Andrew Lycett. Conan Doyle’s original list, arranged in order merit, is included, as is the abridged text of Sherlock Holmes to His Readers, an article by Conan Doyle for the Strand Magazine, later published as the preface to The Casebook of Sherlock Holmes. The books cover is by Michael Kirkham, whose clients have included Dazed & Confused, the Financial Times, the Independent, the New York Times, and Readers Digest. Arthur Conan Doyle is one of the most revered writers of detective fiction. Through creating the characters of Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson, Doyle defined the mystery genre as a mix of wit, intelligence, and action.